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MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
ambitious gun law overall this country has seen since the late 1960s. >> i will sit at that disk and sign a directive with law enforcement and schools and mental health professionals and the mental health community some of the tools they need to reduce gun violence. as they are important, they are in no way a substitute for the action of congress. it is time for a universal background check for anyone trying to buy a gun. congress should restore a gun on military-style weapons and a 10-round limit for magazines. we have long recognized that with rights come responsibilities. >> the president signed 23 executive orders and called on congress to act, acknowledging there is no law that can prevent every act of violence. the reactions that the president's proposals are rolling in. the speaker john boehner said they will review the republicans and warned good intentions do not necessarily make good laws. the senator said president obama is abusing his power with the executive orders and the senate will hold the first post new town committee in two weeks. we know how the nra feels before the pr
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 12:00pm PST
going to necessitate a change in the law about doctor/patient confidentiality? if a red flag, you know, is raised, are we going to need to change the law so the doctor is able to alert the authorities and act on the information? flip side of that is if that's the case and the doctor's empowered to do that, do you think that might cause young people to clam up and not be as forthcoming as we need them to be? >> great questions, steve. i think the answer to the first thing is, yes. you're seeing a proposal in colorado not getting enough attention on the mental health side and proposed a change in the legal standard where now doctors who previously were supposed to inform the authorities if there was some imminent risk to, you know, of harm to others, now will have a slightly, you know, a less stringent standard of substantial danger or substantial risk. in other words, something that is trying to encourage at the margin the medical profession or psychiatrist and psychologist to exercise judgment in a way to bring perhaps more things to light and have worries. but you are right. that
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 12:00pm PST
can sign into law. let me ask you this question. at the time of the benghazi attacks, you indicated there was things going on in egypt and yemen and tunisia. no one could have imagined and i'm sure you did not when you took office that we would have the arab swing and the nation of what was going on in these countries. i want to ask you a question. what mr. sherman was asking. just to get the reports on what we might do as members of congress and how we might move forward with the nations so that maybe that's a way to prevent these things from happening. >> it's an excellent question and deserves a very thoughtful answer longer than the time i have. we cannot retreat on new regimes. they are very new and most of them have leaders that have never run anything. they have come from backgrounds that are suspicious. it threw them in jail and harassed themselves and they have to do work. that work requires that we stay engaged. we have to do a better job in helping rebuild the security apparatus that can be used. we had a terrible assault on tunis. i called the president of tunisia and sa
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
right now, harris county constables aided by a number of law enforcement agencies are fanned out throughout that wooded area. looking for potentially another gunman. students have been told to shelter in place. many have already fled the campus but we're to believe many others are just locked down in the rooms they were in when the gun fire started. >> janet, it is our best understanding at this point that the victims in this shooting were caught in the cross fire of this argument that reportedly occurred. >> potentially. and that's what's hard about this is sounds like there were two people. gun tire. some reports of gang related and yet it is on a school campus and that it's possible both people in custody were among the shooters. it's also important to note, s.e. the victims taken to ben taub hospital in houston. which is the trauma center. there are closer hospitals to this campus but ben taub and the texas medical center is where the most serious cases are generally taken. >> can you describe, i understand it's a system of colleges. can you explain the campus lay-out and the
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
president. >>> the powers to all cases of law and equity. >> full faith and credit given in each state to the public acts. >> congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. >> neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall exist within the united states. >> the validity of the public debt of the united states authorized by law shall not be questioned. >> the right of citizens of the united states to vote shall not be denied on account of race, color or previous condition of servitude. >> the right of the citizens of the united states to vote shall not be denied on account of sex. >> the 18th article of the amendment to the constitution of the amendment is hereby repealed. >> ah, the constitution from those opening lines we the people to the 21st amendment, wahoo! glorious document. i think i heard a clap or two in there about the debt and the nation paying bills and closer and closer to running out of cash to do it. remember, raising the debt ceiling isn't additional spending but allows the gove
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